The John Paul Jones Story, Part 3

During his time in Led Zeppelin, John Paul Jones produced, wrote most of the material, and played keyboards, bass guitar, and guitars on Madeline Bell’s 1973 album “Comin’ Atcha”. A very different music, from what Jones was doing with Zeppelin. Madeline is an American born Soul/R&B/Jazz singer, active since the early 60’s. “Comin’ Atcha” (Jones, Bell) … Continue reading The John Paul Jones Story, Part 3

Connections

On 13 January 2017, Swedish band Pain of Salvation released In the Passing Light of Day, a concept album based around the true story of bandleader Daniel Gildenlöw hospitalization due to a deadly streptococcal infection, and the reflections it created in him. I’m always careful about overpraising a relative new release, but in this case … Continue reading Connections

King Crimson – The Lizard Suite

If you did not read “Lizard” part one and two, start here. Just as unexpected as side A of the album may have sounded, to anyone hoping to get another “In the Court of The Crimson King”, just as unexpected come Jon Andersons vocals, at the beginning of the 23 minute “Lizard”, a beautiful symphonic … Continue reading King Crimson – The Lizard Suite

Morrissey – Vangelis – Nina Simone

After Aphrodite’s Child Vangelis started his solo career and have since released a number of highly acclaimed electronic albums ,a series of collaboration with Jon Anderson from Yes, as “Jon & Vangelis” , and music for films and television, earning him an Academy Award for Best Original Score, for the 1981 British drama Chariots of … Continue reading Morrissey – Vangelis – Nina Simone

Hidden 80′s Gems – Part 7 1987

Robbie Robertson Who dosent like dipping into those studio album with an dream casting of artists, and that is what we got with Robbie Robertson’s self titled solo album, from 1987. I had no problems chosing this album as my 1987 gem, it’s a perfect example of late 1980’s new wave sound, its not that … Continue reading Hidden 80′s Gems – Part 7 1987

Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter

It’s a beautiful and cold morning around here, sunshine but very windy. And what could be more perfect for such a Sunday morning than: “Joni Mitchell – Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter” ,1977, and not only a track or two, but the complete double album. “Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter” is a Joni Mitchell solo album, but … Continue reading Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter